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CSPAN
Dec 1, 2012 7:00pm EST
-span3. >> a discussion on the links between national security and education. speakers included former secretary of state condoleezza rice and former chancellor of new york city public-school, joel klein, hosted by the foundation for excellence and education. this is about an hour. >> welcome to this evening's bought test of morning joe. [laughter] the energy in this room is nice. how this issue of educational reform has ripened, the combination of need, the talent we see in this room. there is a sense that the moment has a ride. the other is jeb bush. i am a great believer that two things matter in life -- ideas and people. that is the driver of change in history. jeb is a perfect example of in what he is doing. he is the coming together of a person with real talent and drive. the fact that you are here is the greatest salute you could give. condie and that, the the national security background. we used to mess around with something called the rand bond calculated. it used to calculate the cep, t he circular error robert roe -- error probable. are today. we have travelled a considerab
FOX Business
Dec 2, 2012 2:30am EST
states. they were sold as a way of funding education . that didn't happen. they are dependent on the general fund. cash strapped states that depend on the lotto, you will cripple the funding for the states is it a bad idea. it robs peter to pay paul. >> johnathon, you wouldn't be cutting wayne off. >> i am keeping quiet. wayne has to check his calculator. 580 million jackpot would pate zero.zero 3 percent of the national debt. we don't need a new plan to pay off theebt. we need a new philosophy and not exasbrate the debt. in a fully free society a lottery is a great way to fund the because it is voluntary. they would gladly to pay it to protect people's rights. >> it doesn't cover the whole bill. every little bit counts and i kind much i love you john, but i disagree. if anybody was sucker enough to buy a powerball they will spend two dollars in the national level because the pot is bigger. people who are inclined to pay will play regardless of state and national. you can create lottos around the world. people will play. >> you can't win if you don' play. julian is it a good idea? it
SFGTV
Dec 1, 2012 4:00pm PST
. educated voters in san francisco want to show a leadership that we can reward leadership for good public policy that rewards and supports a department. if paid for by taxes, not -- at the expense of public service. looking to going forward to building a infrastructure of deeply committed incidents to support the department and redirect management policies back to its core purpose of stewarding resources and providing access to all parks versus select few. this is just a beginning for us. we are dedicated. we will see this through and not going anywhere. we have a primary goal. the hard work on looking at the prize in the end to give a real voice to citizens of this city. to value and listen to what they have to say to restore access to the park and access back to our parks and citizenry. >> thank you. >> richard rothman and linda cutner. >> good morning commissioners and general managers. maybe it is time for good news. my name is richard rothman. i'm a city guide at coit tower but i'm speaking for myself today. i want to thank the general manager for what is going on at coit towe
FOX Business
Dec 1, 2012 11:00pm EST
educated in america. we are trying to give them a legal status that does not allow a fear of deportation, and it allows tm to go to college or schoolallows them to stay here they want to. if they want to become citizens, they can apply and get in line and abide by the law as it is today. we don't change the law would prohibit them. but we don't give them the cut in line for the people who have awaited for years to get that green card for the citizenship. gerri: switching gears here a little bit. he wrote an op-ed calling on washington. caing on congress and the president. not to raise taxes on small business operators. what would you like to see happen? >> i think we are going to rack this fragile economy if we raise taxes on the people who are creating jobs. they want to create jobs. we need to give the people and small business a stability and predictability. they need to know what to expect. all the president talks about his more taxes and more taxes. on top of health care, that is why we have not gotten any better off in unemployment and when the president took office. i just think i
SFGTV2
Dec 1, 2012 5:30pm PST
provided services to the arab couldn't health and education and immigration his days start in the early mornings, commuting between court appointments homes of low increase and disabled clints, hospitals and schools and his work leads into the late evenings he can be found in the late trip ac's where he tutors nearly 50 america youth to help them understand the important of education their futures in the world and academic excellence his mint doesn't stop at mentoring he helps many student pursue scholarships to per view their dreams for higher education he understand the value and importance of community service and empowering our people to be strong and proud and conscious and capable members of the community who never forgot their heritage. so abraham, on behalf of the city and county of the san francisco x we will like to presented you with the 2012 distinguished service award. (applause). >>> thank you all and i appreciate this very much from the government of san francisco and i thanks our community at large and everyone who is here and for them, i thank them also and we wil
PBS
Dec 2, 2012 8:00am PST
"education." which means it pays no taxes, and its corporate members get a tax write-off. its legislators get a lot too. >> in wisconsin, i can't take anything of value from a lobbyist. i can't take a cup of coffee from a lobbyist. at alec, it's just the opposite. you know, you get there and you're being wined and dined by corporate interests. i can go down there and be wined and dined for days in order to hear about their special legislation. i mean, the head of shell oil flew in on his private jet to come to this conference. the head of one the largest utility companies in the country was there on a panel. utility company in 13 states, and here he is presenting to legislators. i mean, they clearly brought in some of the biggest corporate names in "special interestdom" and had them meeting with legislators because a lot of business transpires at these events. >> the most important business happens in what alec calls "task forces." there are currently eight of them, with a corporate take on every important issue in american life, from health and safety to the environment to ta
SFGTV
Dec 1, 2012 10:00pm PST
school/educational component. it really brings everything into full circle with the educational component. if we just did an enforcement program without educating our community, you know, we only get a little bit accomplished. if we can do the educational component and the enforcement piece we bring people together. there was a significant accident on fulton street and i reviewed the statistics and there are significant traffic incidents in our neighborhoods. so you know, buying a victim of a traffic accident is very significant and can be life changing and so i thought it was a strong piece that would affect public safety. they have developed a spreadsheet and we have worked on getting a fiscal sponsor if we can't get a hold of transit security grants. the grants run at a different timeline and when we hatched this plan we missed the opportunity which started in january and we didn't start until june. we reached out to triple a and safe is on board to help. it's really a minimal cost. you pay $2500 to buy the program and it's just a licensing agreement. you put your name and pu
CNN
Dec 1, 2012 6:00pm PST
mentality of kind of shying away from disability and not being educated about it. i think that's what creates the difficulty in society. so i'll go up to the kid and say, my name is oscar and i've got these cool prosthetic legs, i'll tell them an interesting story like a shark bit them off or if the mother is looking i'll say it's because i didn't eat my vegetables, get brownie points there. ultimately i say i don't have legs but can live a very normal life. hopefully the next time they see somebody in a wheelchair or with a disability, they're not bewildered but they're educated and it's not as different as i think many of the older generation grew up with, something we didn't talk about. >> you were born without the fbi u la bo-- fibula in both legs. around your first birthday you had double amputees. basically your family ignored it, you started playing sports at a very young age. what is that moment when a man with no legs decides, i know what i'm going to do, i'm going to be a sprinter? the reason i ask you is i interviewed the armless archer who was incredible as well. i'm watch
SFGTV
Dec 2, 2012 10:30am PST
, director and everybody. i am dennis mackenzie with diamond consult ag and education and a know san francisco public high school teacher for 11 years. i provided everyone in the city and officials and mayor and the commission here my proposal to include a high school classroom inside the basketball arena and today i have been delivering update on another phase of my proposal many years ago because i believe that this facility can provide some guidance and leadership in our country in order to establish a model arena where i believe all sports institutions and industries can incorporate the need for our high school and college age students to be included in these processes. these facilities i believe are inherently educational methodologies which i have been studying and writing about for 30 years. i provided a letter today that expresses one example that can manifest in the next few years. that is developing cross cultural education program for example which would include the experience of high school, college and business leaders, government from all our americas for example, centr
SFGTV2
Dec 2, 2012 5:00am PST
based parent education classes, parent leadership, and community building, promoting activities that promote school readiness so children are ready for kindergarten and school success so children are graduating from high school. we provide family additional support in navigating the resources and coordinating support in times of need. most importantly family resource centers provide a warm, safe, fun place for families to go where they get respect. they're listened to and they are contributing members of the family resource center, so i am grateful for the opportunity to be part of this violence prevention strategy and i am thrilled that we're starting young, so thank you all, and please support us in the family resource center. thank you. [applause] >> thank you laurel and our next speaker is the executive director of apa, the actual contracted agency to deliver the services here in sunny dale. please welcome our next guest. >> hello everyone. thank you deanna and laurel and certainly mayor lee. i have a lot of people to acknowledge because it took a lot to get here. i'm the adminis
SFGTV2
Dec 2, 2012 3:00pm PST
education advisor to present the proclamation declaring the month of oct filipino-american month in san francisco. come on up here. get up here, so everybody can take a picture here. if i may, i just wanted to say something as well. you know, there are many streets of our great, great city and everybody i think is now enjoying so many of the neighborhoods that are rising up. but there have been neighborhoods like desoma and the excelsior, critical names of streets that we named after filipinos who really served our city and country in a fabulous way. i want to make sure that people remember that. because it's part of our history. so let me say some of them that many of you in the room know, but a lot of our people don't know that. you ever see the names? (listing names ) if you were really smart and if you are as smart as hydra wants everybody to be in san francisco, because of her board of education work, you should know victoria manalo dreys park. that was named after vicky dreyes, a filipino olympian from san francisco. these are names we should never forget. we'll see another names
SFGTV2
Dec 2, 2012 5:30am PST
think full compliance is the goal. and to have education, to have free access assessment being done. and then to follow-up by those that are challenged economically, to have loans and to have grants that are made available to have all of them participate in this program is incredibly good for the city. and i think it will help many of the small businesses understand their obligations to respond to these better, but also help them get into compliance better. so, i'm glad to launch this program here on irving street with supervisor chu who has been a really big champion for this. but we have many members of our business community that have also been asking us to do something positive about this. and not let these small businesses become victimized in these drive-by lawsuits. to do what we can to make it a positive thing. so, i'm so glad that joaquin has come aboard to help us. he, having headed up the neighborhood services program for years, now has his talent with todd in making sure that all of the small businesses along these commercial corridors have access to our programs, have a
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2012 7:00am PST
actually in-elected office for a while, but he's making education reform and viewers know what i think about that. he certainly is an interesting character. i keep thinking, won't the bush last name be a liability in this case? >> maybe. but you know what, i have to say, i also -- i don't agree with all of his policies, but i have to give him a lot of credit. for two years, he's been telling the republican party they have to be more moderate and tone it down in immigration and recalibrate and nobody listened to him. he was like the lone wolf out there. i also give him credit -- i don't agree with the policies, but he's been talking a lot about education in his reforms. he likes one of his pet topics is income and equality. you don't hear republicans talking about that. those are the things that will resonate with independent voters. actually, i did see a poll recently in miami herald that showed that jeb bush was more popular among hispanics. jeb bush was more popular than rubio. it goes to your point. if you have a great message and someone who connects with the electorate. it doesn't
SFGTV
Dec 2, 2012 3:30pm PST
focuses on an educational component. it really emphasize the importance of traffic safety in our district, because it is really the lion's share of serious injury. as we all know, a serious accident is a life altering event and we want to make sure that we do everything we can public safety-wise and we're excited that you will be seeing that in the very near future. our goal is to start in the richmond district and share it citywide. we have three members of board of supervisors that we work with in the richmond district. supervisor eric mar, supervisor mark farrell and supervisor christina olague. the district handles the lion's share of golden gate park. our officers are very well-informed on how to work in and about golden gate park. it's a unique place, because there are streets and alleys and avenues, but there are also meadows and it's a very hard place to get around. so the officers are a tremendous resource and in working some of the events this summer and later on in the fall, the officers at richmond station are really grounded and and well-informed where it is their se
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2012 5:30pm EST
educational tool (...) i can see the parents and the doctor's office and the kids are restless. you can take this with you and that is what people love tabletsc13 . >>guest: absolutely and i want to point out that a lot of usround on their cell phones you walk into the world of the 7 in screen it is a whole different experience. i am going to show you the carrousel at all the wonderful things on the tablet.it is clear at point on the phone lines and the air in prime time and this is a busy time of the day. 85 percent of the immediate available tablets are gone already. fternoon on the east coast and the evening on the -- it is now the afternoon on the west coast and evening on the east coast. the best talent in a 7 in. no question. --tablet >>host: and is $40 on first flex pay. >>host: no shipping and handling and you are going to have an extended money back guarantee. treat yourself or someone you love. with the buy this for yourself or as a t, whoever gets this and uses it is not every single hour but probably every day of the year next year. when you get a tablet and if you never
FOX
Dec 2, 2012 5:00am PST
health foundation, she is creating programs to educate families. >> they take children from a long screening, from their bmi to all their testings they need. their blood pressure, height, weight. they take them through a spirometry check. they get an asthma and action plan, they see the ator gift and pulmonologist. many times that's not something you can do all in one day. we're really trying to capture it all together. >> the children have a fair amount of basic information about asthma. they operate off of a lot of myths. >> the idea is to bring the health options and information to underdeserved communities while showing that staying healthy can be fun. >> we work out as a family. i have a mini-gym at the house. i put the kids through circuit training three times a week. >> if there's one parent who talked to me and said, i no longer have to take my child to the er. well, that's costing less for us as a plan. but it's providing this mother with the opportunity to know their child is healthy. the child, it provides them with the confidence we can do things such as play basketball
SFGTV
Dec 1, 2012 8:00pm PST
is, some of the other medical institutions, secondary education, those are in residential areas. that is one of the pieces of legislation is to open up those areas to allow mobile retail vendors to be in those area as supervisor wiener said. >> so there would be opening up areas that are off-limits today and taking off other areas that would now become off-limits by the 50' mandatory no-go zone? so there would be something favoring the mobile food operators and there would be some taking away in other areas, right? >> right. >> and we're trying to get a balanced approach. i would like to hear what mr. quon would think, based on his expertise and you will not be held to the wire on this. do you agree with -- what do you think would be the impact as far as accessibility for independent operators to come in and start a business with this new legislation would it dramatically restrict them? because they are going to give us the exaggerated investigator, which is what i would if i were them. >> good afternoon, commissioners, department of public works. what we have found is the loss of uni
CNN
Dec 1, 2012 11:00pm PST
this could kill him. >> vinod finds some solace from his son's death by funding programs that educate people about the dangers of misusing prescription drugs. and recently he made a $1 million pledge to the clinton global initiative to support the former president's newfound passion about this issue. >> he said, i have been very fortunate, and my son is worth $1 million. >> it's still hard to talk about. >> it is. it is. >> do you think it ever won't be? >> no. i think about him all the time. like i'm in d.c. today so i went walking on the gw campus looking for him. >> looking for him. >> yes. and i could feel him. i could feel him. every day i just miss him. every day. >> my girlfriend found me, dead already. i had been not breathing, no pulse, and i was turning blue. for singing definitely dry mouth has been a problem for me. but i'm also on a lot of medications that dry my mouth out. i just drank tons of water all the time. it was never enough. i wasn't sure i was going to be able to continue singing. i saw my dentist and he suggested biotene. it feels refreshing. my mouth felt mor
CNN
Dec 1, 2012 5:00pm PST
educate people about the dangers of misusing prescription drugs. and recently he made a $1 million pledge to the clinton global initiative to support the former president's newfound passion about this issue. >> he said, i have been very fortunate, and my son is worth $1 million. >> it's still hard to talk about. >> it is. it is. >> do you think it ever won't be? >> no. i think about him all the time. like i'm in d.c. today so i went walking on the gw campus looking for him. >> looking for him. >> yes. and i could feel him. i could feel him. every day i just miss him. every day. >> my girlfriend found me, dead already. i had been not breathing, no pulse, and i was turning blue. we use this board to compare car insurance rates side by side so you get the same coverage, often for less. that's one smart board. what else does it do, reverse gravity? [ laughs ] [ laughs ] [ whooshing ] tell me about it. why am i not going anywhere? you don't believe hard enough. a smarter way to shop around. now that's progressive. call or click today. [ grunting ] [ male announcer ] you build a reputation by n
SFGTV2
Dec 1, 2012 6:00pm PST
landscape, but once again up close there is another level of information that's educational about this facility. >> fire fly by artist ned con is an art installation which rises straight from the golden gate avenue sidewalk to the top of the building. >> the fire fly wall will be 5 by 5 polley carbon plates that will move with the wind and show a wave effect in the daytime. when those also swing back and forth and they hit the fulcrum, it will also set up an led light that will cover the fire fly. so, at nighttime people in another part of san francisco can see the side of our building and about 20 feet wide and 10 stories high will be a wall that will flickr on and off like fire flies at nighttime. it will be so energy efficient that if all those lights go on, it will be the equivalent of a 40 watt bulb. and also the new piece of artwork going all the way down the side of the building, which looks like this incredible wind ripples on a pond. and i thought, oh, my god, how incredible, how wonderful. >> inside the building we will have water walls in the main staircase, and the wat
SFGTV
Dec 1, 2012 5:30pm PST
programs that address intervention needs, work force needs and in general educational needs which are very much prior indicators of why many individuals end up actually engaging in violence. so we want to get to those factors, right, that really inhibit someone from progressing in life in general and at the same time we want to be able to build successful wrap around programs. those are major pieces of the o section. another huge area that is very new in some of our (inaudible) city and county is an education and mobilization section, an objective that really relates to trying to really rely on our strengths in the community residents whether it be faith based groups, individuals who are just passionate about stopping violence, really working with them to create community gatherings and to create in general a plan so they can go ahead as a community and give us input at the mayor's office what needs to be done to really stop the violence in general. so that's the organized section as a whole. the ipo, you know, you will see it divided into the seconds that paul discussed which rel
SFGTV2
Dec 2, 2012 8:00am PST
education, energy, treasury, u.s. aid, other agencies as well. these programs are celebrating the use of open data and hopefully will provide some additional support. i think there are even folks here who have been part of these events. we're excited for that continued support and hope you can all join this initiative in the neutral. -- future. >> so, earlier you were talking a little about kind of how san francisco came in in terms of actually ading the officer. more broadly how do you think san francisco compares and what are some of the other cities that are doing really well in terms of open data? >> i should be clear. when san francisco is third, we have a pact. i'll add to that actually. what's great in san francisco is there is not just going to be a chief data officer. there is also the office of civic innovation. jay's team, shannon's team. by having both of those units in place i think there is going to be a really powerful team. because you can't just open up the data. you have to do things like this, where you get the community together or you have people actually talking abo
SFGTV
Dec 2, 2012 12:30pm PST
support us as councilmembers and the public to know, educate what are our rights. how you make your right to be heard. that's been a wonderful source of support. i will say to my colleagues, to the public, if you have any question about disability access in san francisco, call the mayor's office on disability. i cannot go without saying, it starts from the top. you have the mayor's office on disability. this is an administrative department, funded by the mayor. the mayor gets to check off on the budget. for the three mayors i've had the pleasure to work for, mayor brown, mayor newsom and now mayor lee, they make sure that we have the funds that we need to pursue disability access, that is vital. that is from the top. what we get to do as councilmembers, i'm trying to promote people stepping forward to apply as a council member in the future. we get to try to bridge some of the gaps that ms. jacobson herself did today. across the bay. she sees a need, she tries to bridge the gap. sometimes we need to be angry. that's okay. if we come with respect, human respect, we respect the notion
CSPAN
Dec 1, 2012 9:45pm EST
only the truly informed, the truly educated, can somehow know what direction this country should take. i often thought the reason why warren thought that is because in combat, like john and others and bob dole and danny, they served next to ordinary people with 8th grade and high school educations. for me, all of the things that have been said about warren i could repeat and it would emphasize what you already know about them. the reason why i martin so much is the reason i just stated -- the reason why i admired him so much is the reason i just stated. i never met a man in all of the time i have served with the single exception of daniel inouye who had the grit -- in ordinary americans. the thing i like best from warren is when he said, just tell them the truth. that is what he always did. he told the truth. we all have a slightly different perspective, his honesty could be searing, but his compassion was always profound. that is a rare combination for any man or woman. he believed that the coolest lives are often told in silence. he would come up to you and say, i was flat wrong. le
SFGTV
Dec 1, 2012 4:30pm PST
, environmental education and to also boost attendance at the zoo can we make this into one motion or -- i move we approve the san francisco zoological society conceptual plan for the renovation of the eleanor friend playground, adopt finds ining our package under exhibit 3, acknowledging the mitigation and reporting program measures which are recommended in the staff report. i just want to add that will be for construction or completion, particularly on monitoring animal behavior. adopt a seek what finding, adopt the monitoring and reporting requirements and approve the conceptual plan, finding that it is consistent with the zoo master plan. >> second that. >> it's been moved and seconded. any questions? seeing none, all in favor. >> aye. >> opposed? hearing none, it is unanimous, thank you. >> we are now on item 8, which is 181 fremont street. third presentation in 16 hours so karen brodak before you on 181 fremont street. the item before you is discussion and possible action to recommend to the planning commission the net shadow pr proposed 181 fremont will not have adverse impact on use of
SFGTV
Dec 2, 2012 11:30am PST
buildings and my colleagues gave you a thorough education about what this is about, so that's the step we're at today with the 20th street historic buildings. just letting you know this is the area in red at pier 70 and south of mission bay. on november 9 you endorsed a term sheet with horton development. next today i am here to report on informational item on the fiscal feasibility analysis. later this month we will be in front of the board of supervisors and the findings on the term sheet and environmental review and that's really the question. is it the right thing to do? are there enough benefits? as you know this was to save the six buildings. this will create about 500 jobs. most of the benefits come from the business activity associated with those jobs and businesses, so rather than going through much detail i thought i would explain and did this to look at this complex next to it. this is about 250,000 -- 300,000 square feet of space and similar uses. we were able to use real data and worked in the idea of being fairly conservative and for example the presentation on the warrio
KRON
Dec 1, 2012 11:00pm PST
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KICU
Dec 2, 2012 1:30am PST
education. among in attendance was a third year seoul sociology student. he seek what is most students want. more classes. he addressed panel which included the university president and vice president. he asked if the extra funds from pop 30 will give student what is they need most. >> 27 million-dollar deft deaf sit which is probably going lead to more class cuts, more sections being cut which will further impede students from garage weight on time. >> the president took time to answer many questions. but when asked about classes being safed he couldn't geoff a tentative answer. >> hope i will that means there will be more resources and we can hire more. >> the carrera cher this is a hope. >> the reality is he's probably going to be forced to cut more classes because he's not going -- not going to cut any administrative blow or any administration where i believe is one of the main thing this is a should be cut. >> on the subject of measure d which wages minimum twine $10 per hour. he says the university a private institution and not required to pay the min money arkansas mum
SFGTV2
Dec 2, 2012 8:30am PST
have the inaugural class and kids products of this neighborhood and learning environmental education. they are getting paid. it is work and helping to steward the land and learning leadership skills and i want to name a couple of folks from that program. kimberly who runs the vote tear programming and zoey and brenda from green acres. where is brenda? she's not here and carolyn from the port who we have worked incredibly close with. [applause] just to conclude there has been a lot of talk about team lately. chris bochy said it yesterday and the mayor said it yesterday and this morning. this is a team and great things happen when we work together and looking around the room there are so critical members of the team and putting our parks and rec and open space, the quality of life for san franciscans ahead of self and that includes the port. it includes department of public works. it includes public utilities commission and the local unions and the park alliance and friends at bicycle coalition and the rand off institute and center for environmental yesterday. there are so many incredi
CSPAN
Dec 1, 2012 9:30pm EST
ofeove environment, education and i feel new generation since the earthquake that is more committed to doing that to helping out making sure haiti has a future as a, youat know, lays out clearly in the future that it should have a future. that deserves. >> who is sweet mickey? >> sweet mickey is the nickname of our president whot president of haiti. >> how is he doing? right now,u know, tomorrow, -- tomorrow is an important anniversary in haiti. the anniversary of the battle which was a very crucial battle and haitian independence.ba and, you know, there have been some demonstrations of again this potential demonstrations throughout haiti because of theo problems or urge gent. there's urgent problems and people are seeking solutions from him. >> and unfortunately we're outo of time with edwidge danticat.. "so spoke the earth: the haiti i knew, the haiti i know, the haiti i want to know" is the most recent an thotion to which she contributed. "brother i'm dying" is the awari winning book.e edwidge danticat thank you for joins us here in miami. >> thank you very having me. >>> tell us
CNN
Dec 1, 2012 8:00pm PST
this could kill him. >> he finds some solace from his son's death by funding programs that educate people about the dangers of misusing prescription drugs. and recently, he made a $1 million pledge to the clinton global initiative to support the former president's newfound passion about this issue. >> he said, i have been very fortunate. and my son was worth $1 million. >> it's still hard to talk about. >> it is. it is. >> do you think it ever won't be? >> no. i think about him all the time. like i'm in d.c. today, so i went walking on the g.w. campus looking for him. >> looking for him? >> yes. and i could feel him. i could feel him. every day, i just miss him. every day. [ sirens ] >> my girlfriend found me dead already. i had been not breathing, no pulse. and i was turning blue. why do toys for tots and hasbro trust duracell to power their donated toys? duralock power preserve. it locks in power for up to 10 years in storage. guaranteed. duracell with duralock. trusted everywhere. share "not even close." share "you owe me..." share "just right." the share everything plan. sharea
NBC
Dec 1, 2012 6:00pm PST
honor those who push for aids education and awareness. >> important to me is i'm the one able to explain to these younger people what's going on with hiv and aids epidemic and what they can do to make a difference. if it can be by being appropriate to someone or using a condom themselves. >> about 34 million people are living with hiv around the world with 2 million new cases reported every year. but there is hope. new infections are down 50% annually over the past decade. >>> and still to come at 6:00, a horrible situation for a nfl team after one of their players committed suicide at the team's training facility. he's accused of killing his girlfriend. we will have the latest on what happened there. >>> plus the stormy weather means big waves. we'll take you to southern california where surfers are saying the beginners should stay out. >> even here in the bay area we're talking about high wind, high surf and lots of heavy rain. not to mention airport delays still up to two hours in san francisco because of this rain. but hang on. we're just getting started. more rain on the way
SFGTV2
Dec 1, 2012 4:00pm PST
public education, on policy initiatives, on web based and media advocacy, we have a lot of fun in that area so you should join us online and corporate accountability campaigns which i'll talk a little bit about later on in this presentation, we're really a community, so you can see pictures of different folks at different evens interacting and having a great time so we like to be hopeful that we can indeed prevent this disease and reduce the rates of breast cancer, and we have what we think is an amazing website that's full of all of the information that i'm going to present today and then some, so anything i talk about today, you can also find on our website which has rich information about the science, rich information about policy and ways that you can get involved, even by hiking in mount town this weekend and helping us raise some funds so we have some folks doing that in the audience as well, so as i said, we are a science-based organization, everything we do a rooted in a rich foundation in the science, and so for the past decade in fact, every couple of years, we produce a docu
NBC
Dec 1, 2012 5:00pm PST
golden gate park to remember those who died of aids and honor those who push for aids education and awareness. >> what's important to me is i'm the one that is able to explain to these younger people what's going on with hiv and aids epidemic and what they can do to make a difference. whether it can be by using a condoms themselves. >> about 34 million people are living with hiv around the world with 2 million new cases reported every year. but there is hope. new infections are down 50% annually over the past decade. >>> right now we are checking in with mr. anthony slaughter one more time on this crazy storm headed our way. >> it has been a wild week here in the bay. we're used to this, right? >> yeah. >> a little bit of rain. it would be worse, right? of course it always could be. we are still waiting on the heaviest part of the storm to arri arrive. just light showers this evening if you're about to head out for dinner or hitting the town. make sure and carry that umbrella with you. you can see for yourself where the rain is right now. we're going to continue with this pattern of
CNN
Dec 1, 2012 9:00pm PST
investing in advanced teacher education. let's build a strong foundation. let's invest in our teachers so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] everyone deserves the gift of all day pain relief. this season, discover aleve. all day pain relief with just two pills. ♪ 9,000 miles east across the pacific ocean, it's just past 4:00 a.m. in mexico city, and as the last of the markets close up, one of the most famous in the area is beginning his day marquez has summoned members of his team, including his strength coach to join him at the mexican olympic training facility for a workout. >> closely observing the transformation in progress is his sons. each of them explore the floor and heed any advice their dad gives them. for the elder marquez, the early morning plan is highlighted by a circuit program, focusing on speed and agility. at 39 a fighter is normally not still boxing at a high level. but marquez has defied the clock and relished the chance to do so. he would deny the notion of retirement has occasionally crossed his mind, for now, th
SFGTV2
Dec 2, 2012 6:30am PST
sure that our kids get the best education possible and this is a story about immigrants in our great city. and so why not you have the first chinese mayor inviting immigrant community to really identify the talent in our community and allow me to give them appointments in the various moo commission and the city and i want to announce my newest point to the aging commission because per not getting younger i want you to know doctor sham meret tan knee has been selected to be on our commission on aging and yes, he is going to help us because there is a lot of you that want to be in our city and you want to make sure that healthy nutritional unusuallile programs and housing are constructing wisely and so i have asked him to step forward and i have asked john paul s ema h a who has been on our treasure island and watch what he is going to do because that is a new part of our city and it's one where if he conducts all of the work that he is going to do as a commissioner on treasure island, he is go to get a lot more treasure island to serve the that you saws of small residents that are a p
NBC
Dec 1, 2012 5:30pm PST
the millions who have lost their lives and how far aids research and education has come in the past quarter century. in a live look now at the white house tonight a giant red ribbon hanging from the north portico reminding us all of the work still ahead to find a cure. >>> still heed ahead as "nbc nightly news" continues on this saturday evening, help wanted. thousands of open jobs at big brand name companies in this economy. how come they're having such a hard time finding people to fill them? >>> and later, all signs point to victory for a team that overcame incredible odds to win the championship. >>> news that shipping companies are hiring thousands of new workers right now to keep up with the christmas demand should come as good news to many americans who have been sitting on the sidelines in this weak job market. yet surprisingly companies are having a hard time filling some of those jobs. nbc's michelle franzen tells us why. >> reporter: they are the elves to retailers, the major distribution companies, and workers making sure all those gifts ordered online are processed and
CNN
Dec 2, 2012 11:30am PST
share those children who are deprived or have no opportunities to have education. >> reporter: and the other thing, too, deb, with the cnn heroes program, it's an opportunity to get dressed up and celebrate those people. every day people who do extraordinary things and that's what we like about this. the hero gets $250,000 grant to help aid their cause. this is a celebration with a cause and it really does go a long way. the top ten heroes each get a $50,000 grant. and so we like to do that. we like to see people like efron who are really doing great work celebrated at least for one night of the year. >> absolutely. as you say, nischelle, it's just passing it on. pay i paying it forward. thanks. there's a lot of buzz and momentum there now as everybody does get ready to show up tonight, right? >> reporter: yeah. there's a lot going on. the red carpet, we're standing on the red carpet now. there's a lot going on. you see the crews up there putting finishing touches. we had to put the tarp up because it never rains in southern california. well, it has been for the last three days so
SFGTV
Dec 2, 2012 2:00pm PST
educate the residents about the procedures necessary in order to eradicate the bugs. people will come and talk to you. >> (off mic) i know from experience since i had bedbugs in the past, i did most of my research at the point when i was directly impacted. there are all sorts of barriers. there is misinformation that bedbugs are the problem of the poor. if you are alive and emit heat you can have them. we are having bedbug workshops that we do in hotels and in bigger events when we invite people to come to our offices. we are actually doing outreach to managers and to landlords as well. the department of public health has put out a new version of the director's rules and regulations for control of bedbugs that went into effect in july. there are a lot of changes. it breaks down the responsibilities of landlords and property owners. it breaks down the responsibilities of the tenants. it breaks down the responsibilities of the certified pest control operator, which is a big improvement. it also has a timeline in chronological order. even the best case scenario bedbugs a very difficult t
CNN
Dec 2, 2012 3:00pm PST
want to add to the cost of that, which was a big factor. >> reporter: some educators point out that the immersive experience of attending a college can hardly be replicated by logging onto a laptop and that contact with professors is hugely limited online. but even critics admit this trend could open up education to hundreds of millions of people. >> i have already taught more students than i ever could have hoped to teach in my entire career. >> reporter: and there is still a lot to learn. tom foreman, cnn, baltimore. >> this past week a walmart survey found 78% of parents will buy the same amount of toys for their kids regardless if they were naughty or nice. so are these parents saying some of us are just born naughty? that it's human nature? human behavioral expert wendy walsh is with me now. so, wendy, arer that police officer who gave a homeless guy shoes in new york city this week? this was a time -- >> i love that story. >> i love this story. it's a top story around the country, newspapers, websites, tv, everybody is talking about it. now ultimately it's just a guy giving an
CNN
Dec 2, 2012 12:00pm PST
solution. education, by the way, is a good one. i think republicans should be talking about choice. charter schools, vouchers, anything that give minorities more opportunities. >> david? >> look, i'm in favor of the republicans being a low tax party. here's the danger. when republicans say taxes, they mean income taxes. 80% of americans now pay more in payroll taxes than they pay in income taxes. payroll taxes will go up at the end of the year. the payroll tax holiday will end. that's a big tax increase for everybody. 80% of americans pay more. and where is the republican plan to hold the line on those people's taxes? if taxes only mean the tax, the income tax portion of tax burden for four-fitz four fifths of the country, you're talking about something that doesn't matter that much. and in a democracy, you cannot be a successful party if you talk about things that don't matter that much to four fifths of the country. >> all right, your paycheck, your investment, your home, they may all be taxed a bit differently next year. not just income tax. that's if law makers can decide on a
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